Good morning, early birds. As the US election results look to be tight, Donald Trump yesterday falsely claimed victory and announced a Supreme Court bid to stop votes from being counted, meanwhile counting for Senate spots could take days, weeks or even months. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.
Annastacia Palaszczuk's impressive win in the Queensland election confirms that voters don't see border closures as a problem, no matter how hard business and the Coalition try.
Scott Morrison's visit to Queensland could well be the biggest threat the Palaszczuk government faces in its bid to secure another term.
It may be that the biggest election threat to the Palaszczuk government isn't the LNP, but inner-city Greens.
The Queensland election campaign has offered an ugly reminder of the extent to which sexism still plays a part in our political discourse.
Good morning early birds. Attorney-General Christian Porter plays down the Federal Court's finding that Acting Immigration Minister Alan Tudge engaged in criminal conduct, and potential changes to credit laws that would remove some global financial crisis-era liabilities on banks lie ahead. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.
Good morning, early birds. The koala schism has led to NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian issuing an ultimatum to Deputy Premier John Barilaro and his Nationals cabinet colleagues, and more Queensland ministers announce their decision to quit politics ahead of the October state election. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.
The Palaszczuk government — in announcing, boasting about and then withdrawing a bill targeting the media — has gifted the nation a lesson in fickle government. Reforms that were vital one day were in the bin the next.